coign of vantage


noun

a good position for observation, judgment, criticism, action, etc.

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Origin of coign of vantage

First recorded in 1595–1605

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British Dictionary definitions for coign of vantage

coign of vantage

noun

an advantageous position or stance for observation or action
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